21 October 2014

Programme of the CMI seminar on Urban mobility in Mediterranean cities : feedback and perspective

Gaz Plant Cultural Centre

Umurbey Mahallesi, Alsancak

Izmir 12-14 Novembre 2014


Day 1 – Wednesday 12th November (afternoon)

10h30 – Welcome of attendees and coffee
11h00-12h30 – Opening session
  • Aziz KOCAUGLU, Mayor of Izmir, Turkey
  • Alain RIES, Head of TED department, AFD, France
  • Bertrand WILLOCQUET, Director, AFD Turkey, Turkey
  • Janette UHLMANN, Senior Programme Officer, World Bank, CMI, France
12h30-14h00 – Lunch
14h00-15h30 Transforming transportation in Izmir

Moderator : to be confirmed

  • Sonmez ALEV, General Director of Metro, Izmir, Turkey
  • Sabahattin ERIS, General Director of Rail transport, MMIz, Turkey
  • Kader SERTPOYRAZ, Head of departement for urban planning, ESHOT, Izmir
  • Salih ASLAN, General Director of maritime transport, MMIz, Turkey
  • Arda SEKERCIOGLU, Deputy Director, IZULAS
  • Fidan ASLAN, General Director of Transport, MMIz
15h30 Technical visit: INTERMODAL TRANSPORT IN IZMIR in partnership with izmir municipality & izmir metro a.s. (Limited number of participants)
19h00 Welcome cocktail offered by Izmir Municipality


Day 2 – Thursday 13th November

9h00 – 10h30 MASS TRANSIT projects as drivers of change

Moderator : Ayman SMADI, General Director of Transport, Great Amman, Jordan

  • Julien ALLAIRE, Executive Director, CODATU, France
  • Ziad NASR, President of Public and Rail transport authority, Lebanon
  • Erhan ENBATAN, Director ESTRAM, Eskisehir, Turkey
  • Aly HASSAN, Professeur, University of Alexandria, Egypt
  • Cemal YILDIZ, Transport Engineer, MMIz, Turkey
10h30 – 11h00 Coffee break
11h00 -12h30 gOVERNANCE AND FUNDING of sustainable urban transport

Moderator : Mohamed N’GADI, Chief of Urban mobility division, Ministry of Interior of Morocco

  • Lise BREUIL, Head of projects, AFD Paris, France
  • Aziz BERRHOU, Head of studies and development department of Casatransport, Maroc
  • Rachid ACHKAR, Deputy Mayor, City of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Ayd?n GUZHAN, Head of Financial Service Department, MMIz, Turkey
12h30-14h00 – Lunch
14h00- 15h30 – Development and integration of public transport networks and paratransit transport

Moderator : Aziz Berrhou, Chef de département Études et Développement de Casatransport

  • Pablo SALAZAR FERRO, Indipendent consultant on transport, France
  • Ayman SMADI, Amman, General Director of Transport, Greater Amman, Jordan
  • Erhan Öncü, Ulasim Art, Ankara, Turkey
15h30-16h00 – Coffee break
  • Lorenza TOMASONI, Project manager, CODATU, France
  • Thierry GOUIN, Project manager, CEREMA, France
20h00 – GALA DINNER offered by MMIz


Day 3 – Friday 14th November

9h00- 10h30 Presentation of the Tunisian and Moroccan national context and roadmaps for sustainable urban mobility

Modérateur: Thierry GOUIN, Project manager, CEREMA, France

  • Mahmoud BEN FADHL, Ex-Chargé de mission au cabinet du Ministre des Transports, Tunisie
  • Mohamed N’GADI, Chief of Urban mobility division, Ministry of Interior of Morocco
10h30-11h00 – Coffee break
11h00-12h30 – Closing session : Urban mobility and climate change in the Mediterranean Region
  • Julien ALLAIRE, Executive Director, CODATU, France
  • ?afak HENGIRMEN TERCAN, Head of Environmental Protection and Control Dept.Mu?la Metropolitan Municipality, Turkey
  • Lise BREUIL, Head of projects, AFD, France
  • Fidan ASLAN, General Director of Transport, MMIz, Turkey

A guided visit of Ephesus is organised in the afternoon of Friday 14th October. The number of places is limited and priority will be given to people coming from outside Turkey. Please contact us if you are interested to participate: contact@codatu.org.